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Title The conspiracy trial for the murder of the president, and the attempt to overthrow the government by the assassination of its principal officers / edited, with an introduction, by Ben Perley Poore.
Publication Info. Boston : J.E. Tilton and Co., 1865-1866.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M H561 C5  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M H561 C5  v.2    IN LIBRARY
Description 3 v. ; 19 cm.
Note Trial of David E. Herold, George A. Atzerodt, Lewis Payne, MichaelO'Laughlin, Edward Spangler, Samuel Arnold, Mary E. Surratt and Samuel A. Mudd, before a military commission, at Washington, D.C.
"The Commission [to try the conspirators] convened by Special order no. 216, met...[May 10,1865] consisting of the following detail:--Major-General David Hunter, U.S. V.; Major-General Lew Wallace, U.S.V.; Brevet Major-General August V. Kautz, U.S.V.; Brigadier-General Alvin [i.e. Albion] P. Howe, U.S.V.; Brigadier-General Robert S. Foster,U.S.V.; Brevet Brigadier-General James A. Ekin, U.S.V.; Brigadier-General T.M. Harris, U.S.V.; Brevet Colonel C.H. Tompkins, U.S.A.; Lieutenant-Colonel David R. Clendenin, Eighth Illinois cavalry.
Brigadier-General Joseph Holt, judge advocate and recorder, assisted by Judge Advocates Burnett and Bingham."--v.1, p.9-10.
"The session of the Commission was not public; but subsequently the injunction of secrecy was removed from the following portions of the evidence taken."--v.1, p. 20.
Indexed In: Sabin, 41181
Howes, W. U.S.iana, P475
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination.
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865.
United States Army. Military commission. Lincoln's assassins. -- 1865.
Added Author Herold, David E, 1844-1865, defendant.
Atzerodt, George A., 1835-1865, Defendant.
Powell, Lewis Thornton, Called Lewis Payne, 1845-1865, Defendant.
O'Laughlin, Michael, d. 1867, Defendant.
Spangler, Edward, Defendant.
Arnold, Samuel, 1834-1906, Defendant.
Surratt, Mary E. (Mary Eugenia), 1820-1865, Defendant.
Mudd, Samuel Alexander, 1833-1883, Defendant.
Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887, editor.